Whitney Houston Documentary to Debut at Tribeca Film Fest

WHITNEY HOUSTON DOCUMENTARY TRIBECA FILM FESTIVAL

Tribeca Film Festival to Screen Whitney Houston Documentary

Whitney. Can I Be Me, a new documentary about the tumultuous life of singer Whitney Houston, is to debut at this year’s Tribeca Film Festival. The project is the brainchild of director Nick Broomfield, who has previously helmed documentaries on Sarah Palin, Curt Cobain and rappers Biggie Smalls and Tupac Shakur.
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Whitney Houston Documentary in the Works

OFFICIAL WHITNEY HOUSTON DOCUMENTARY

Official Whitney Houston Documentary Coming Soon

Kevin MacDonald, who won an Oscar for his film One Day in September, is set to direct the theatrical feature documentary about the life of singer Whitney Houston. It is the first such project to be officially authorized by the singer’s estate since her death in 2012.
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Whitney Houston Movie Gets Release Date + Stills

WHITNEY AND ANGELA (140x140)

Lifetime’s upcoming Angele Bassett helmed film about the life of singer Whitney Houston has just been given an official airdate of January 17th.

Simply titled “Whitney,” the film will specifically chronicle the singer’s much publicized marriage to fellow R&B star Bobby Brown, which lasted from 1992 to 2007

As previously reported, Houston will be played by model/actress Yaya DaCosta, while Brown will be portrayed by Belizean actor Arlen Escarpeta.
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Yaya Da Costa as Whitney Houston

YAYA DACOSTA AS WHITNEY HOUSTON

It’s finally here you guys: Your first look at Yaya DaCosta as 80s pop icon Whitney Houston.

As previously reported, the former “America’s Next Top Model” beauty landed the role of a lifetime when she auditioned for Angela Bassett and reportedly blew the Academy Award nominated actress away.
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Yaya DaCosta Cast to Play Whitney Houston

YAYA DACOSTA TO PLAY WHITNEY HOUSTON IN NEW FILM

Former “America’s Next Top Model” contestant, Yaya DaCosta, has just landed the acting gig of a lifetime.

According to published reports, DaCosta will take on the role of Whitney Houston in the upcoming Angela Bassett directed film about the singer’s life and untimely death in 2012 at the tender age of only 48.

DaCosta may have come to the public’s attention as an aspiring model, but it has been her many acting roles in films like “TRON: Legacy,” “The Butler,” and “The Kids are All Right,” that have helped keep the beautiful brown skin beauty’s name on Hollywood’s radar.
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Whitney Houston Wax Figures Unveiled

Madame Tussauds Wax Museum has unveiled four different figures of singer Whitney Houston. Each, signifying a milestone in the singer’s career, will be individually placed in the four US-based Madame Tussauds attractions in New York, Washington DC, Los Angeles and Las Vegas.

Whitney’s mother Cissy Houston, brother Gary and his wife Pat were on hand for the unveiling. Whitney’s daughter Bobbi Kristina, who has reportedly been feuding with various members of her family, was noticeably absent.

Whitney Houston Goes Home

The life of superstar singer Whitney Elizabeth Houston was celebrated Saturday afternoon at the New Hope Baptist Church in the singer’s hometown of Newark, New Jersey.

In a traditional Baptist “homegoing” ceremony, Whitney was eulogized by friends Tyler Perry, Kevin Costner, Bebe Winans, sister-in-law Patricia Houston and many, many others.

If you watched the ceremony live like I did, then you know what a beautiful service it truly was. Lasting just over four hours, Whitney’s funeral was full or laughter, love and plenty of good music.

Artists like Donnie McClurkin, Alicia Keys, R. Kelly, Kim Burrell and Stevie Wonder all performed tributes to Houston, whose love of gospel music was clearly on display.

The most touching moment of the service however had to be when Whitney’s gold casket was carried out of the church to the sound of her hit single “I Will Always Love You” playing in the background.

When they lifted up that casket the whole church seemed to gasp. It was as if at that very moment it finally hit people that our dear Whitney was really gone.

Whitney Houston Has Died

Oh God, I cannot believe I am reporting this. I was all set to log off for the evening when I checked my Twitter timeline and discovered that singer Whitney Houston had passed away. Jawn Murray, a very reliable journalist, confirmed the report and I am watching the sad news unfold right now on CNN.

I truly adored Whitney. Many of you know me as a Janet Jackson fan, but long before I loved Janet I loved me some Whitney.

May her beautiful soul rest in peace and may her family, especially her daughter, find comfort in their time of grief.

Expect the Grammys to be a somber occasion tomorrow night.

Whitney Houston: X Factor Judge?

Not twenty four hours after getting into a physical altercation with season one X Factor finalist Stacy Francis, do we hear that singer Whitney Houston is rumored to have been approached by show creator Simon Cowell to join the cast.

As has been well reported, Cowell cleaned house last week, firing host Steve Jones and judges Paula Abdul and Nicole Scherzinger. Since then names like Beyonce and Mariah Carey have been floating around, Cowell however shot down both options in an interview earlier this week.

The Hollywood Reporter reached out to Fox, Cowell and Houston’s reps but got no response.

Should Whitney take the gig (if it has actually even been offered), she would be an instant hit. Not only would viewers tune in, but it could be just the vehicle the singer needs to launch her own comeback.